Podcasts have certainly become very popular the last two years. Two years ago, they might have been only ten or so active Kenyan podcasts. The number has grown steadily and one would be spoiled for choice on the decision of which podcast to subscribe to.
Here is a list of fairly recent Kenyan podcasts you need to tune in to. They are quite diverse from tech to motherhood and mental health, but also mostly about musings on life and adulting.
1. Corpus Podcast
A podcast about visual arts in Eastern Africa. Hosted by Nyambura Mutanyi & Don Handa.
According to Jepchumba, the founder of the series, Future Lab Africa is a ”podcast series (radio show) that hopes to breed curiosity by inviting you to use your imagination and think creatively with reckless abandon. The show is a call to explore African modes of science and technology outside of lab spaces and innovation labs.”
A series of conversations about technology Hosted by Michelle Atieno, Melissa Malala, Victor Ireri, Leo Igane and Eugene Nzioki. They take on tech entrepreneurship, bitcoin mining, fundraising for tech ventures among others.
The stories celebrate the people, products and platforms of Kenya. It shines a spotlight on the everyday builders of our nation. Contributors come from all 47 counties in Kenya. They upload episodes every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The podcast is by Hola Africa, an organization that works to promote the safety of queer women. Calling all queers hopes to create a space where hope to create a space where members of the community can freely discuss the issues that affect them, rant or entertain themselves.
21. No Idea
This is a podcast by Miriam Kadzitu and it’s consists of random conversations about life but especially adulting.
24Bit is tech podcast that features Kenyan tech bloggers Emmanuel Chenze, Kaluka Wanjala, Dickson Otieno and Nixon Kanali. It features conversations on tech in Kenya and around the world.
According to the creator, Lencer Atieno, the podcast is for everyone that is currently trying to navigate life with the least feelings. It is aimed at creating a space to have conversations around life that will help develop a healthier relationship with our feelings.